I was recently reminded why I chose to be an engineer in the first place by the Smithsonian infographic on "Where a STEM Education Can Take You." The infographic cites, "49% of female STEM college students say they chose their field because of a desire to make a difference." I definitely fell in that 49%.
In my work I come across unique non profits that are doing great work but may be ones that you haven't heard of and because there is no easy way to find just what you're looking for in a non profit, I compiled this list of 50 non profits and have broken them down into categories you may be searching for.
Earlier this month, the company I have the privilege of leading released its 2012 Charitable Giving Report. Although we look at giving all the time, releasing a charitable giving index every month (included above), this report was a time for us both to reflect on the year behind us and to hear from experts from a variety of nonprofit sub-sectors.